SQL Data Types

Creating tables is straightforward with only a few tricky aspects to watch out for. These are encountered primarily when deciding how tables should be related to each other. In this chapter we'll examine table columns in isolation and discuss the options available to define them.

Topics include the following:

  • An Overview of Data Types
  • Numeric Data Types
  • Character Data Types
  • Temporal Data Types
  • Column Constraints
  • Wrapping Up: SQL Data Types



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Publisher: SitePoint

Author: Rudy Limeback

Year: 2008